IT Trends :: Thursday, August 31, 2006


GAFYD: What’s A Developer to Do?

By Terry Calhoun

Are you hooked into all the new Google beta stuff? Starting next week, organizations can offer staff, students, customers, employees, or whomever access to chat, calendar, Web page publishing, and Web-based e-mail. It’s called Google Apps for Your Domain (beta), also known as GAFYD or just “Google Apps,” and it is an enhancement to Gmail for Your Domain, launched last February.

Dave Girouard, vice president and general manager of Google’s enterprise business says that hundreds of universities are on board, there are hundreds of thousands of users, and it is set up and running now on tens of thousands of domains. Sigh. So many more new things to learn.

I wonder how much more will be in the premium edition ($$) slated to be offered next year? I also wonder how much it will cost. Special note: Google says that your organization will never have to pay a fee for users who sign up in beta, before it decides what fees it is going to charge!...

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